Belgrade Airport to surpass 2 million in AugustBelgrade Nikola Tesla Airport handled 384.256 passengers in July, marking its 15th month of consecutive passenger growth. The airport saw its figures improve by 8.8% compared to the same month last year. During August, Serbia’s main airport should surpass the 2 million passenger mark, handling a record 15.000 passengers on August 1. By the end of July Belgrade welcomed 1.719.665 passengers. In order to attract airlines, the airport recently announced that it will once again be slashing its landing fees from September 1, this time by 7%. The airport is looking to attract low cost airlines with Cimber Sterling and LOT Polish Airlines recently announcing that they will turn their Belgrade service into seasonal summer flights only.
Meanwhile, Niš Constantine the Great Airport welcomed 2.739 passengers in July, its best month of the year so far. In the first 7 months the airport handled 12.584 passengers. In 2010 Niš welcomed 26.627 passengers. Since reopening its doors in 2004, Niš recorded its best annual result in 2006 with a total of 35.518 passengers.